Month: January 2012

SARTRE project completes first successful on-road demo of multiple vehicle platooning

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Via Scoop.it – Creating the FutureThe Safe Road Trains for the Environment project completed the first successful test of a multiple vehicle platoon.   The test fleet included a lead truck followed by three cars driven entirely autonomously…

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2012 is the time for Gene Therapy to Start to get Disruptive

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Via Scoop.it – Demand TransformationChristensen’s research suggests there may be impediments to this happening, based on what he calls the “Innovator’s Dilemma,” which is best described by the following question: “How [can] executives…simultaneously do what is right for…

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Clinical trials for dendritic cell vaccine designed to both eradicate cancer cells and prevent disease relapse

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Via Scoop.it – Demand TransformationThe Center for Immunotherapy at Roswell Park Cancer Institute has launched a phase I clinical research study of a dendritic cell vaccine designed to both eradicate cancer cells and prevent disease relapse.   The…

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Brown Fat Burns Ordinary Fat, Study Finds

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Via Scoop.it – Creating the Future In separate studies, researchers have determined that in cold conditions, people’s calorie-gobbling brown fat uses ordinary fat as fuel — and that exercise may convert ordinary fat to brown fat.Via www.nytimes.com

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Technologist response to The President’s challenge to Technologists

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Via Scoop.it – Demand Transformation Take the truck, the boat, the helicopter, that we’ve sent you. Don’t wait for the time machine, because we’re never going to invent something that returns you to 1965 when copying was hard…

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Is marijuana kosher? Cannabis Chassidis: free the weed.

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Via Scoop.it – Internet of the absurdThe book Cannabis Chasidis: The Ancient and Emerging Torah of Drugs is an insightful, if puzzling, exploration of what Jewish sources think about drugs and chemical experimentation. The author, Yoseph Leib, hails…

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